Board Extends Application deadline for the Pharmacy and Poisons Board professional exams to 27th September, 2019.


The pharmacy and poisons Board (PPB) has extended exams application deadline to 27 September 2019. You can now register for Exam  by visiting PPB Online Portal.

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB or the Board in short) is the Drug Regulatory Authority established under the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, Chapter 244 of the Laws of Kenya.

The Board regulates the Practice of Pharmacy and the Manufacture and Trade in drugs and poisons.

PPB Registration / Enrollment

The process is done through administration of a professional examination to the persons with degree and diploma certificates from institutions recognised by Pharmacy and Poisons Board. There are two types of examinations for each group namely;

(i) Stage I and II for pharmacist (ii) Level I and II for Pharmaceutical Technologist

Stage I examinations – This is administered to persons with degree from universities outside Kenya. When one pass he/she proceeds for a one-year internship, supervised by Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

Stage II Examination- This is administered to persons from University of Nairobi after completing one-year internship supervised by PPB and Stage I group upon completion of one-year internship. The pharmacists that pass Stage II exams are entered into the pharmacists register.

Level I examination – This administered to persons with diploma obtained in colleges (i) outside Kenya and (ii) approved by Pharmacy and Poisons Board other than Kenya Medical Training College. Once one passes the exam, they proceed to a seven months practical attachment supervised by PPB.

Level II examination – This is administering to persons for KMTC and those that have finished the seven-month attachment. Upon passing this the name of pharmaceutical technologist is entered into the Roll of Pharmaceutical Technologist

For more information on ppb exam results Contact Pharmacy and [poisons Board
+254 720 608811
+254 733 884411

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